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Country Supply Chain Manager

Thessaloniki, Makedonia Thraki, Greece
October 11, 2016

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Panagiotis Panairlis

Mobile: +30-697*-******


Skype: panos.panairlis1958

Nationality: Greek

Committed to identifying and implementing continuous improvements in area of expertise.Dedicated to successfully employing best business practices that improve efficiency and reduce operating costs. Effective in achieving goals whilst increasing performance, adhering to tight time scales and controlling budget.Process driven with excellent local, national and international geographical knowledge.Highly competent in leading, coaching and motivating teams.Fully mobile.


10/2014 – 09/2015 F.L.Smidth GROUP

Nigeria – Denmark – Egypt – Tunisia

Country Supply Chain Manager

Hired for Nigeria project which was finally canceled.

Developed and implemented the Item Master Classification (including all attributes & domains) in “Maximo”, an enterprise asset management (EAM) software solution product produced by IBM, which aimed to cover the needs of Technical Operations and Supply Chain Management in all FLS Business Units.

Produced and reported assessment of the company’s Supply Chain management process and procedures (including the Risk Management for each case).

Supported the Egyptian Business Unit Team in implementing frame agreements in ‘Maximo’ Software.

11/1984 – 09/2014 TITAN CEMENT GROUP S.A.

01/2012 – 09/2014 Sharrcem Cement Company S.A., Kosovo

Country Procurement & Warehouse Manager

Managed a €30 million investment project, reassuring timely and within budget implementation

Developed and implemented allpurchasing and warehouse procedures according to Titan Cement Group business requirements.

Prepared the configuration and directed the implementation of “COSWIN”enterprise asset management software solution product on Purchasing and Warehousing Departmentsresulting in the optimization of purchase orders planning and reducing by 50% urgent purchases.

Reduced administration costs by 50%.

03/2008 – 12/2011 Antea Cement Company S.A., Albania

Contract & Administration Manager

Managed all administration, purchasing and warehouse processes during the plant construction, which was a €200 million project, delivered on timeand within budget

Managed the sourcing, auditing and evaluation of new suppliers

Implemented ‘Winline’ ERP Software on warehouse procedures and trained staff in their use

Designed and supervised the construction of the warehouse

Held the overall responsibility of inventory control

01/1998 – 02/2008 Titan Cement Company S.A., Thessaloniki Plant, Greece

Warehouse & Logistics Manager

Managed a €150 million investment project, involving the design and establishment of a new warehouse, reassuring timely and within budget implementation.

Headed a warehouse re-engineering project aiming to eliminate obsolete materials.

Produced ‘SAP’ ERP system modifications, classifying materials in order to achieve the best possible rotation throughout the year.

Designed and introduced awarehouse Maintenance System, preparing lists of materials and creating frame agreements, which resulted in capital improvements and higher cash flow.

Was awarded the prize of the "Employee with the highest Added Value to the company" due to optimization of business processes through the use of SAP software business procedures.

Reduced administration costs by 30%.

01/1988 – 12/1997 Titan Cement Company S.A., Thessaloniki Plant, Greece

Procurement Manager

Evaluated, registered and classified all new suppliers

Managed purchase requests, purchase quotations and purchase orders and prepared relevant reports

Negotiated and handled all contracts for materials and services

Reduced administration costs by 40%

Participated in the SAP implementation and customization process (1995)

11/1984 – 12/1987 Titan Cement Company S.A., Thessaloniki Plant, Greece

Production Engineer

Organized the shift’s flow according to production standards

Provided guidance to a team of 30 production worker reassuring qualitative performance timely delivery

Ensured that all staff complied with healthy and safety initiatives, policies and procedures


2/1978 – 7/1981 A.T.E.I. Thessaloniki’s / Greece

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

Languages: Greek (mother tongue), English (fluency)


Cooking, Music, Painting


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